CDB Seminars
All welcome


All Seminars are held in the Gavin De Beer Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Thursday 1-2pm

11 Dec: Marcus Ghosh (Rihel lab)/ (Chubbs lab)


See all seminars

Find us on Facebook

Welcome to the UCL Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

The Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology is one of the largest departments at UCL. It is part of the Division of Biosciences in the Faculty of Life Sciences (FLS) and brings together excellent, internationally competitive cell, developmental and evolutionary biologists to provide coherence of research strategy in the exciting fields of Life Science. 

Our excellence in Neuroscience has recently been recognized by the award of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology to CDB Professor John O’Keefe.​

Prof John O'Keefe  

Read the full story: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/cdb/news/cdb-news/news39

Clock Club Nov 2014

"Clocks, rhythms and sleep" is a new monthly meeting where academics from CDB, NIMR and the London area informally come together to discuss topics relating to biological time and oscillations. Current emphasis is on circadian clocks, sleep, somitogenesis and related cellular oscillations - how they work and how to study them. 

Forthcoming meetings: 


· 9 December

· 13 January 2015

· 10 February

· 10 March

· 14 April

· 12 May

· 9 June 

YEN Banner

The Young Embryologist Network was set up in 2008 by PhD students in the UCL Research Department of Cell & Developmental Biology under the guiding hand of Dr Yoshiyuki Yamamoto. The purpose of the network came from a desire to improve communication in the research environment for PhD and Post-Doc embryologists.

Find out more at: http://www.youngembryologist.org/

Discover more about the UCL Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology  >>>

Life Sciences headlines

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Professor Sophie Scott, Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (both UCL Cognitive Neuroscience), Dr Helen Czerski and Professor Mark Miodownik (both UCL Mechanical Engineering) pick their key scientific moments of the year – including Professor John O’Keefe (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) being awarded the Nobel Prize. Read: Guardian More...

Published: Dec 22, 2014 9:50:37 AM

Prescription statistics

Professor David Colquhoun (UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology) comments on the latest statistics for prescription use from the Health Survey for England. Listen: BBC Radio 5 live ‘Sunday Breakfast’ (from 2 hours 33 mins) More...

Published: Dec 15, 2014 4:07:11 PM

Page last modified on 25 nov 14 12:23 by Edward D Whitfield